Watch the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Watch the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Marvel has released the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home – and you can watch it right here. The trailer opens with Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) and Peter Parker (Tom Holland) working together on public events in New York after the former’s discovery at the end of 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming that her nephew is Spider-Man. Parker then heads off on a school trip to Europe, but while he’s enjoying himself in Venice, his past…

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New trilogy of Star Wars films announced

New trilogy of Star Wars films announced

A new brand Star Wars film trilogy and TV series have been announced – and it will be “separate from the episodic Skywalker saga”. To date, there have been three trilogies in the classic sci-fi franchise: the original trilogy from 1977 to 1983, the prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005 and the current sequel trilogy. The latest trilogy kicked off with 2015’s The Force Awakens and will be wrapped up by The Last Jedi next…

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Classic and contemporary African films come to Scotland this autumn

Classic and contemporary African films come to Scotland this autumn

Africa in Motion, Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, returns for the 12th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent from 27 October until 5 November. This year the festival will undertake journeys across the continent and beyond, looking at both African and Black identities globally. Strands will include a programme of African Lost Classics, bringing artistically innovative, but rare and little-known,…

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Patty Jenkins will return to direct Wonder Woman sequel

Patty Jenkins will return to direct Wonder Woman sequel

Patty Jenkins will return as director for Wonder Woman 2, it has been confirmed. Jenkins helmed the first Wonder Woman movie, which starred Gal Gadot and was a massive hit at the box office this summer. The sequel was recently confirmed at Comic-Con and has a release date of December 13, 2019. Gadot – who first made her appearance as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice – has also been…

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Watch three new previews from Alien: Covenant

Watch three new previews from Alien: Covenant

Three new previews from Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien: Covenant have been released – and you can watch them all right here. The eagerly-awaited sequel to 2012’s Prometheus – and the second in the Alien prequel series – hits cinemas worldwide on May 19. Ahead of the release of Alien: Covenant, three new preview clips – entitled ‘Run’, ‘Hide’ and ‘Pray’ – premiered in the US during last night’s screening of The Walking Dead’s S7 finale. Michael Fassbender…

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T2: Trainspotting, review

T2: Trainspotting, review

Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle have each said they approached T2: Trainspotting with some trepidation. And not without reason. Its parent film, based on Leith author Irvine Welsh’s novel, became a cult classic, made household names of its cast, and is now widely considered as one of the greatest British films of all time. No pressure, then. Here’s the good news. Far from destroying its predecessor’s legacy, T2 actually builds on it, with director Danny Boyle delivering what is easily one of…

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Watch first trailer for Assassin’s Creed movie

Watch first trailer for Assassin’s Creed movie

The first trailer for the forthcoming movie adaptation of the mega-popular video games series Assassin’s Creed has been posted online. The eagerly-awaited big screen working of the video game franchise, which is due in cinemas this December, boasts an all-star cast, including Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, and Jeremy Irons. You can watch the trailer below which is soundtracked by rap superstar Kanye West’s I Am A God. The Assassin’s Creed franchise has sold in excess of 70 million games…

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